The Scottish Optoelectronics Association announces Vision for 2030 and rebrand to Photonics Scotland

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The Scottish Optoelectronics Association announces its vision for 2030 and rebrand to Photonics Scotland The Scottish Optoelectronics Association (SOA), Scotland’s community for photonics and photonics-enabled organisations, today launched its strategic paper, ‘Photonics in Scotland: A Vision for 2030’, and is also pleased to announce its rebrand to Photonics Scotland. Photonics in Scotland: A Vision for 2030 The global photonics market … Read More

Scottish Optoelectronics Association to exhibit at SPIE Photonics West 2019

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The Scottish Optoelectronics Association (SOA) is delighted to announce it will exhibit and host a Scotch whisky reception at SPIE Photonics West 2019, the world’s largest photonics technologies event. When: 5th February 2019 – 7th February 2019 Where: Moscone Convention Centre, the Scottish Pavilion, Booth 1651, South Hall During the show, attendees will be able to meet our CEO, Stephen … Read More

Technology Scotland Annual Dinner photos now available to view

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Technology Scotland Annual Dinner photos now available to view We are delighted to share that photos from the Technology Scotland Annual Dinner are now available to download and view online - with a few sneak peeks below! We hope everyone enjoyed the evening! VIEW THE PHOTOS  

Opening Up Photonics: Event Feedback and Report

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Opening Up Photonics: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity & Inclusion A collaboration between University of Glasgow, Technology Scotland, the KTN and Institute of Physics Scotland In October 2018 we were delighted to welcome around 50 professionals from Scotland’s photonics community to a new initiative focusing on increasing diversity in the sector. Following the panel discussions on the day, we shared a … Read More

Opening Up Photonics: Fostering Innovation through Diversity and Inclusion – Event report and findings

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For over 125 years, Scotland has been renowned as one of the world’s leading centres for optical engineering and photonic innovation. It is a major contributor to the Scottish economy, enjoying some £1billion in turnover per annum and employing over 6,000 people in high value added jobs. However, this growth doesn’t come without its challenges. Skills shortages in the sector … Read More

Technology Scotland hosts Innovate UK Roundtable with Executive Chair Ian Campbell

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Technology Scotland hosts Innovate UK roundtable with Executive Chair Ian Campbell In late August 2018, Technology Scotland had the opportunity to host a roundtable session with Ian Campbell, Executive Chair of Innovate UK. Since its conception in 2015, Technology Scotland has worked closely with Innovate UK and the KTN, bringing funding calls to Scotland, making our members aware of opportunities, … Read More

Technology Scotland hosts Carlos Lee in Scotland ahead of EPIC AGM 2019

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For over a century, Scotland has been at the cutting edge of photonics innovation, with leadership in areas such as lasers, optical transceivers, Li-Fi and quantum technologies. With over 50 companies at the heart of its photonics cluster and with support from a globally recognised academic base and a powerful network of translational assets and RTOs, Scotland’s Photonics Sector is … Read More

An Interview with Optical Designer, Duncan Walker – By Enigma People Solutions

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An Interview with Optical Designer, Duncan Walker By Enigma People Solutions READ ON ENIGMA PEOPLE It’s often that we only see the surface of what Scotland’s technology industry has to offer. This is especially true of the Enabling Technology sector, which actually boasts 10% of Scotland’s exports. Shining a light on the deep technology industry, we recently spoke to Duncan Walker, … Read More